Cyclist, 14, killed in road accident in Marina East Drive

The cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.
The cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.PHOTOS: SG ROAD VIGILANTE - SGRV/FACEBOOK

SINGAPORE - A 14-year-old cyclist was killed in a road accident in Marina East Drive on Monday (May 31) afternoon.

The teen was pronounced dead at the scene by a Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) paramedic.

The police said on Wednesday that they were alerted to the fatal accident at about 4.25pm and a 37-year-old male driver was arrested for careless driving causing death.

Investigations are continuing.

Photos of the accident were uploaded onto Facebook group SG Road Vigilante - SGRV on Wednesday afternoon.

One showed a Malaysia-registered truck in front of a bicycle, which had broken into two, in the middle lane of the road.